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Acres and acres of family fun. The classic New England tradition is more classic than ever! That’s because our crop this year is one of our best ever! Row after row of trees bursting with ripe, delicious apples ready for the picking! Recently ranked the best location in CT for pick-your-own apples*—and included on the Connecticut Office of Tourism’s “Six Things to Add to Your Fall Bucket List.”

*Source: Reader’s Digest, rd.com, 9/10/21

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Season

Mid August - November 14th (Weather Permitting)

Storing

Apples stay crisp and fresh for weeks if kept cold and moist. For best results, store them in a vegetable crisper or plastic bag in your refrigerator. Kept at room temperature, apples ripen 10 times faster than when kept in cold storage. Before storing, remove any apples that are bruised and use them immediately. Do not store apples near strong odors, as the odors may affect the taste of the apples. To avoid bruising, handle your apples very carefully...as if they were eggs!

Freezing

Core, peel and slice apples. Dip slices into lemon juice to prevent browning, and pack into freezer-proof containers. Applesauce also freezes well.

Tips

Apples stay crisp and fresh for weeks if kept cold and moist. For best results, store them in a vegetable crisper or plastic bag in your refrigerator. Kept at room temperature, apples ripen 10 times faster than when kept in cold storage. Before storing, remove any apples that are bruised and use them immediately. Do not store apples near strong odors, as the odors may affect the taste of the apples. To avoid bruising, handle your apples very carefully...as if they were eggs!

Featured Recipes

September 10, 2021
Apple Picking at a Pick Your own Apple Farm CT

How to Live “Appley” Ever After Pick your own apples CT (PYO apples CT) is a delicious and charming fall tradition.  Lyman Orchards is very excited about our apple crop this year, and we invite you to spend the day with us to share in the bounty and make some enchanting apple-picking memories.  We know […]

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September 1, 2021
APPLE VARIETIES AT LYMAN ORCHARDS 2021

Pick Your Own Apples CT Lyman Orchards, a pick your own CT farm, is expecting a bumper crop of apples this year and we couldn’t be more excited!  We encourage everyone to come and enjoy the bounty, especially mid-week when picking “traffic” is a bit lighter.   When it comes to apples, one size (and […]

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Upcoming Events

November 30, 2020
BaR Rated Trivia @ 1741 Pub & Grill!

Get ready for a new way for Trivia Tuesdays! BaR Rated Trivia consists of teams of 1 to 6 people competing by playing; not just for prizes, but for the fun they have while doing it!  Enjoy delicious food and drink special while you're here! BaR Rated Trivia consists of 5 rounds, with 5 questions per […]

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November 30, 2020
Gingerbread House Workshop for Adults @ 1741 Pub & Grill, Lyman Orchards

Enjoy a glass of wine and dinner while decorating your gingerbread home! Our Executive Chef will guide you though this interactive evening as you create a tasty masterpiece! Royal icing, colorful candies, gumdrops, peppermints, sprinkles, cookies and more. 6pm - Arrival/ Order from the 1741 Pub & Grill menu anytime during the evening 6:30pm - […]

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The Apple Barrel

OPEN YEAR ROUND
Monday-Thursday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
Friday-Sunday: 9:00AM-6:00PM

32 Reeds Gap Rd
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6000

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lyman golf

OPEN YEAR ROUND
Monday-Friday: 7:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday-Sunday: 7:00AM-5:00PM

700 Main Street
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6031

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Pick your own

CLOSED for the season.

105 South Street
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6015

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